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64 Year-Old Male with Elevated PSA. Time for a Biopsy? Part 2

Curbside Consult: Episode 2, Part 2

Herbert Lepor, MD, and Danil V. Makarov, MD, MHS, continue their discussion of the case of a 64 year-old male with elevated PSA and family history of prostate cancer in Part 2 of this episode of Curbside Consult. They delve into the risks of conducting a prostate biopsy, which include rehospitalization rates, bleeding, urinary retention and increased incidence of inflection and sepsis. The program concludes by elaborating on clinical guidelines from the American Urological Association on the prevention of sepsis following prostate needle biopsy.

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